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[Met-jobs] NASSP - UKZN Post Doc position

From Sivakumar Venkataraman <>
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Date Sat, 16 Jan 2021 09:28:41 +0000

Dear Colleagues

If you know any recent Ph.D graduates who might be interested to apply for this position, please send it to them.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Astrophysics - Atmosphere/Climate interrelated studies

NASSP (National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme) at UKZN is looking for recent Doctoral degree students to pursue research study on Astrophysics - Atmosphere/Climate interrelated studies.  It is to address the impacts of astrophysical events to neutral atmosphere (includes during solar eclipse, lunar eclipse, etc..).  The study may use Satellite observations, ground based observations and public available telescope datasets.  


The ground based observations include LiDAR, Sun-Photometer, Radar and other remote sensing data available.  The current interest is also to relate the impact of Aerosol/Cloud/atmospheric parameters on Astronomical observations.


The applicants have to be highly self-motivated, capability to use satellite and ground based data sets, creative and excellent written communication skills. 


Kindly see attached documents for more details. 

With kind regards

Professor. Venkataraman Sivakumar
Discipline of Physics 
School of Chemistry and Physics,

University of KwaZulu Natal, Westville Campus,
Private Bag X54001, Durban 4001.
Tel : +27 31260  7661/1159(Lab); Fax : +27 31260 7995
Email :
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